Splachnidium rugosum (Linnaeus) Greville Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; 10.5 mm lens; Table Mt in background
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Ulva rugosa Linnaeus 1771: 311
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi],  - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Splachnidium rugosum (Linnaeus) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cap. b. Spei [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Linnaeus 1771: 311). Type: Koenig 39; LINN 1275.8 (Womersley 1987: 144).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.